Churches

Use the filters below to search for churches and clergy in our Australian Christian Church Histories database.

Filter by Year Built

Filter By State

Filter by Denomination

Filter By Biblical Name

State: South Australia


McLaren Vale, SA - Uniting

McLaren Vale, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1988

Address: 257 Main Road, , McLaren Vale South Australia, 5171

In 1849 a land grant was made for the construction of a Wesleyan Church. The original section of the church was opened on 14 April 1858by Reverend William Ingram. The transept was built later in 1897 and the front porch was added in 1898. In 1987 the 129 year old church was deemed unsafe and was demolished. The present church was…

Read More

Meningie, SA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Meningie, SA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Year Built: 1953

Address: Princes Highway, , Meningie South Australia, 5264

The Church was built in memory of Margaret H. Bowman (1953).

Read More

Meningie, SA - St Luke's Lutheran

Meningie, SA - St Luke's Lutheran

Year Built: 1958

Address: West Terrace, , Meningie South Australia, 5264

Lutheran services in the area go back to 1931 when Pastor T.G. Obst held services in a private home in Narrung. Services were also held in Wood Well. By the 1950's services were held in the Anglican church by Pastor Leo Doecke. On 5 May 1957 it was decided at a meeting to form a separate ELCA congregation from that of the Tailem Bend…

Read More

Meningie, SA - Uniting

Meningie, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1958

Address: 2 Princes Highway, , Meningie South Australia, 5264

The Foundation stone was laid on 29 March 1958 by Herbert Bruce Hackett JP.

Read More

Merghiny, SA - Lutheran

Merghiny, SA - Lutheran

Address: Eyre Highway, , Merghiny South Australia, 5690

Read More

Meribah, SA - Lutheran

Meribah, SA - Lutheran

Address: 21 Railway Terrace, , Meribah South Australia, 5311

Read More

Mile End, SA - St Jame's Anglican

Mile End, SA - St Jame's Anglican

Year Built: 1884

Address: 1B Falcon Avenue, , Mile End South Australia, 5031

The Church was opened by Bishop Kennion on 1 February 1884. Many years before Mr Justice Gwynne had given an acre of land in the village of Cowandilla for church purposes. This was sold for £150 and an allotment bought in a more central position in the Thebarton area. This is the present site of the church. Due to the energeic work of…

Read More

Millicent, SA - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Millicent, SA - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Address: 2 Sixth Street, , Millicent South Australia, 5280

Early services were conducted by Rev Cadwell who rode or drove from Mt Gambier. A meeting was held in the home of the late Mr A Campbell on January 8 1878 when the gathering was presided over by Rev Cadwell. During this year it was decided to purchase land on which to build a Presbyterian Church and Messrs John McArthur, Samuel Stuckey…

Read More

Minlaton, SA - Baptist (former)

Minlaton, SA - Baptist (former)

Year Built: 1925

Address: First Street, , Minlaton South Australia, 5575

The Foundation stone was laid on 25 April 1925 by Miss M.E. Trehcarne. This church was sold in 2014.

Read More

Minlaton, SA - St Andrew's Lutheran

Minlaton, SA - St Andrew's Lutheran

Year Built: 1958

Address: Maitland Road, , Minlaton South Australia, 5575

The first records of Lutheran services were recorded on the York Peninsula in the 1870's. In 1882 a Mr Johann Golthilf Bothe moved in to the area and built a Lutheran church on his property which was several miles north of the cemetery. Prior to this, services were held in several private homes including Schwarz's Farm. By March 19 1882…

Read More

Minlaton, SA - St Benedict the Abbot Anglican

Minlaton, SA - St Benedict the Abbot Anglican

Year Built: 1925

Address: Fourth Street, , Minlaton South Australia, 5575

The Foundation stone was laid on 25 April 1925 by Miss M.E. Trehcarne.

Read More

Minlaton, SA - St Malachy's Catholic

Minlaton, SA - St Malachy's Catholic

Year Built: 1905

Address: Main Street, , Minlaton South Australia, 5575

The Church was built in 1905. The Foundation stone was laid on 15 October 1905.

Read More

Minlaton, SA - Uniting

Minlaton, SA - Uniting

Address: 36 Main Street, , Minlaton South Australia, 5575

Read More

Mitcham, SA - Baptist

Mitcham, SA - Baptist

Address: 20 Albert Street, , Mitcham South Australia, 5062

It was on September the 8th 1858 that three dauntless Christians , Mr and Mrs Wauchope, and Mr John Heritage met in Mitcham and formed themselves into a Church. They drew up and signed a covenant which read, " We the undersigned hereby agree to unite in church fellowship having given a statement of our Christian experience in the presence…

Read More

Mitcham, SA - St Michael's Anglican

Mitcham, SA - St Michael's Anglican

Year Built: 1852

Address: 18 Church Road, , Mitcham South Australia, 3132

A foundation stone was laid on 30 September 1848. McElligott's quarry at the southern end of Fullarton Road supplied the stone for St. Michaels. Gothic Revival Church built 1852, by W.Weir, southern nave added by E.Wright in 1863, vestry in 1871. Stone was quarried in Brownhill Creek Reserve and unfortunately the original (and typical…

Read More

Mitcham, SA - Uniting

Mitcham, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1962

Address: 103A Princes Road, , Mitcham South Australia, 3132

A foundation stone was laid on the original church on 10 January 1882 by the Hon John Colton MP. A foundation stone for the current church 2 December 1962 by Rev T.G. Ingliss President of the Conference.

Read More

Moculta, SA - Zion Lutheran (Gnadenberg)

Moculta, SA - Zion Lutheran (Gnadenberg)

Address: Gnadenberg Road, , Moculta South Australia, 5353

The Germans who settled here came from Bethany. Th track to the home church was about 12 miles across fields and hills. Therefore they decided to build their own church and drew lots for the site to resolve local jealousies. There were no Pastors in the period 1996 to 1997

Read More

Modbury, SA - Church of Christ

Modbury, SA - Church of Christ

Address: 955 Northeast Road, , Modbury South Australia, 5092

Read More

Moonta, SA - All Saints Anglican

Moonta, SA - All Saints Anglican

Address: 1 Milne Terrace, , Moonta South Australia, 5558

Read More

Moonta, SA - Salvation Army

Moonta, SA - Salvation Army

Year Built: 1901

Address: Robert Street, , Moonta South Australia, 5558

Two foundation stones were laid on 30 March 1901. The first was by Thomas H Cook Mayor of Moonta and the second was by Brigadier Birkenshaw S.C. O.

Read More

Moonta, SA - St Francis of Assisi Catholic

Moonta, SA - St Francis of Assisi Catholic

Year Built: 1869

Address: 1 Robert Street, , Moonta South Australia, 5558

A solid building, with limestone walls and iron roof. The foundation stone for this Church was laid by Bishop Shiel on 11 July 1869 and the Church was opened on 12 December 1869. It remains as built, except for the addition of a vestry to the front of the building.

Read More

Moonta, SA - Uniting

Moonta, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1873

Address: 41 Robert Street, , Moonta South Australia, 5558

Formerly a Methodist Church, this Gothic Revival Church was designed by R. Rees and built by Nettleton and Thorne between 1873 and 1874. The stained glass is notable, as are the elaborately moulded openings and finials. The adjacent hall was the original church. The original Church on this site dates from the first Sunday in February…

Read More

Moorook, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Moorook, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Address: Gogel Road, , Moorook South Australia, 5332

Read More

Morgan, SA - St Mark's Lutheran

Morgan, SA - St Mark's Lutheran

Year Built: 1956

Address: Corner High & Seventh Streets, , Morgan South Australia, 5320

The current church was formerly St. Andrew's, (VFLCA). The Lutheran Church has been active in the Morgan area since 1880 when a congregation was established at Lindley (ELSA) and Schomburgk (ELSA) in 1887. These congregations closed in the early part of the 1900's and the members formed the basis of new congregations in Morgan. The…

Read More

Morgan, SA - St Peter's Anglican

Morgan, SA - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1894

Address: Fourth Street, , Morgan South Australia, 5320

The Church was founded in 1894 and was dedicated on June 15 of the same year.

Read More

Morgan, SA - St Ursula's Catholic

Morgan, SA - St Ursula's Catholic

Year Built: 1926

Address: High Street, , Morgan South Australia, 5320

The Foundation stone was laid on 14 March 1926 by the Most Reverend Robert J. Spence D.D. Archbishop of Adelaide.

Read More

Morgan, SA - Uniting

Morgan, SA - Uniting

Address: Fourth Street, , Morgan South Australia, 5320

The first Methodist services held at Waikerie were led by the Rev. Coyly Butler, who called in the mission boat 'Glad Tidings'. With Methodist Union a few services were conducted each year by the Morgan Mission. In 1909 Mr. J. Moses Gabb was placed in charge of the River Murray Mission, travelling from Morgan to Loxton in the launch…

Read More

Morialta, SA - Uniting

Morialta, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1855

Address: 26 Chapel Street, , Morialta South Australia,

Formerly a Methodist Church the first church was completed in 1855. Land was purchased on 30th May 1854 in order to build a church at Magill and the foundation stone was laid on 8th April 1855. In 1874 a decision was made to build a new church, which is the nave of the present church. The first services in the new church were…

Read More

Morphett Vale, SA - Baptist

Morphett Vale, SA - Baptist

Address: 130 States Road, , Morphett Vale South Australia, 5162

Read More

Morphett Vale, SA - St Mary's help of Christians Catholic

Morphett Vale, SA - St Mary's help of Christians Catholic

Year Built: 1971

Address: 3 Venning Street, , Morphett Vale South Australia, 5162

The first Roman Catholic Church erected in South Australia was St Mary's, Morphett Vale, on a site given by Mr A Anderson. It was dedicated by Bishop Murray on 8 December 1844. Built of local stone, the foundation stone was laid July 1845, opened 1846. Nave and chancel erected about twenty years later. The roof is now corrugated…

Read More

Morphett Vale, SA - Uniting

Morphett Vale, SA - Uniting

Address: 28 Hillier Road, , Morphett Vale South Australia, 5162

Read More

Mount Barker, SA - Lutheran

Mount Barker, SA - Lutheran

Address: 27 Hampden Street, , Mount Barker South Australia, 5251

Read More

Mount Compass, SA - St Christopher's Anglican

Mount Compass, SA - St Christopher's Anglican

Year Built: 1961

Address: Clyde Terrace Street, , Mount Compass South Australia, 5210

The Foundation stone was laid on 29 January 1961 by the Archdeacon of Strathalbyn Venerable J.J. Bond TH. L.

Read More

Mount Compass, SA - St John's Lutheran

Mount Compass, SA - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1958

Address: School Road, , Mount Compass South Australia, 5210

The Foundation stone was laid on 14 September 1958.

Read More

Mount Gambier, SA - St Martin's Lutheran

Mount Gambier, SA - St Martin's Lutheran

Address: 11 Edward Street, , Mount Gambier South Australia, 5290

The Lutheran Church first had a presence in Mount Gambier in the 1800s when a pastor rode by horseback from Hamilton, Victoria to baptise people. Later in that century the church developed two parishes in Mount Gambier. One parish established a church, school and manse in the town's eastern area in 1859. In 1862, a prominent doctor,…

Read More

Mount Gambier, SA - Wesleyan Methodist (Former)

Mount Gambier, SA - Wesleyan Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1862

Address: 17 Penola Road, , Mount Gambier South Australia, 5290

A Gothic large church built in 1862 by the Wesleyans. Opened by minister from Portland. Additions made 1877 with new entrance. The old lecture hall and Sunday School was beneath the church. Note the buttress on corners and sides. Became Uniting Church 1977 and closed 1994 when services moved to St Andrews Presbyterian Church. The names…

Read More

Mount Torrens, SA - Lutheran

Mount Torrens, SA - Lutheran

Address: 280 Springhead Road, , Mount Torrens South Australia, 5244

Read More

Mt Barker, SA - Christ the King Anglican

Mt Barker, SA - Christ the King Anglican

Year Built: 1865

Address: Hutchison Street, , Mt Barker South Australia, 5251

The Church was dedicated in 1865 by Bishop Short. The chancel and sanctuary were added in 1886.

Read More

Mt Barker, SA - Dunn Memorial Uniting

Mt Barker, SA - Dunn Memorial Uniting

Year Built: 1884

Address: 13 Mann Street, , Mt Barker South Australia, 5251

The church was a former Weslyan Methodist Church. The current Church hall was the first church. For more than 50 years John Dunn was actively committed to the church in Mount Barker and funded the total construction of this church named in his memory. At the time it was made, the gift of the church building was believed to be the…

Read More

Mt Barker, SA - Our Lady of Mercy Catholic

Mt Barker, SA - Our Lady of Mercy Catholic

Address: 7 Mann Street, , Mt Barker South Australia, 5251

Read More